Kiva Lending Team: Kiva U Schools
(Note: this team was formerly called "Kiva High School")
Kiva U Schools is an international network of students and their
respective chapters, unified by a belief that poverty can be alleviated and that
microfinance is an effective tool to achieve this end. Students organize chapters to join with like-minded students in their community and
around the country to raise money to battle poverty, not with sympathy, but with business transactions rooted in mutual dignity. Kiva U is guided by
these goals, which we affirm to be our mission:
• To inspire awareness of global issues, especially poverty and hunger;
• To bring together and subsequently organize students interested in fighting
• To encourage interest in microfinance as a tool to combat poverty;
• To raise money to invest in worthy entrepreneurs in developing states,
countering the predatory loaning practices so prevalent among the world's poorest regions;
• To develop in its members a sense of global responsibility;
• To enable others to become more aware of global issues such as poverty
and help them realize the power of microfinance;
• To establish a network of high school chapters around the country in which
this organization will be a central resource;
• To allow high school students to play a direct role in alleviating global
poverty through loans to entrepreneurs in the developing world.
Location: High Schools Across the United States
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Chrispinus' Group received a loan from Bridgman High School to buy cost efficient maize seeds and fertilizer for the coming harvesting season.
Santa Barbara - Sicaya Group received a loan from BCP Microfinance Club to purchase seeds and fertilizer.
Cruz De Camino Group received a loan from BCP Microfinance Club to buy more animals and feed to fatten them.
George's Group received a loan from BCP Microfinance Club to purchase a solar light and gain access to cost efficient hybrid seeds and fertilizer for maize cultivation.
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Felauai received a loan from Stuttgart High School Kiva Chapter to buy rolling materials, paint colors, paint brushes, elei designs, containers and a printing machine.
Hmaw Ei Village Group-1 received a loan from Briggs @ Maisie Quinn to rebuild their duck farms and purchase high-quality feed.
Flor Do Campo Group received a loan from Briggs @ Maisie Quinn buy cleaning products, cosmetics, clothing, a sales counter, and a glass display case.
Henry received a loan from Briggs @ Maisie Quinn to generate enough capital to grow his mobile money transfer business in Lusaka, Zambia.0% repaid
Lesther received a loan from Briggs @ Maisie Quinn to purchase construction materials to expand the pig sty.
Feruz received a loan from Briggs @ Maisie Quinn to pay for shelving, clothing stock, flyers, an air conditioning unit for her home-based store, and specialty items..
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